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ecstatic
adjective

joyful

She was ecstatic on Christmas because she got so many nice presents.
practical
adjective

efficient or effective

His clothing was practical so he could move around easily.
optimistic
adjective

expecting a favorable outcome

They were very optimistic that Molly was going to get better.
exasperation
noun

great irritation

Mark was exasperated because his mother didn't understand him.
expertise
noun

specialized knowledge

With his expertise and her witt, together they made an awesome team.
dejected
adjective

sad or depressed

He felt dejected after his girlfriend broke up with him.
serene
adjective

calm or peaceful

The landscape in the picture was a cool, serene paradise.
ruefully
adverb

regretfully, sorrowfully

He felt dejected after his ruefull day.
luminous
adjective

bright or glowing

The luminous light was the only light that lit the street that night.
bitter
adjective

harsh

She was bitter to her brother because they had had a huge fight.
mimicked
verb

imitated; mocked

When he mimicked her she felt sad.
sarcastic
noun

said sharply and intended to cause pain

Her sarcasm cut him deeply.
solace
verb

comfort in distress; consolation

She found solace in his laugh.
stealthily
adjective

moving carefully to avoid notice; sneakily

They moved stealthily down the hall, until Mark hit his head on the wall.
languid
adjective

lacking energy; slow

He felt languid after the big game.
fugitives
noun

runaways (usually from the law or justice)

The fugitives were running from the law because they robbed a bank.
vigilant
adjective

watchful or attentive

Sarah was vigilant in class; always listening to what the teacher said.
subtle
adjective

hard to detect or describe

Her change was very subtle but, she definitely was changing.
meager
adjective

very slight; scanty

His meager effort cost him a lot of points towards his grade.
lethargy
noun

inactivity; lack of energy to do anything

His was lethargic after he had run 10 miles.